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Phobos in Transit

NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS2012-09-19

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Mars has two small, asteroid-sized moons named Phobos and Deimos. This frame from an animation shows the point of view of the rover, located near the equator of Mars, as these moons occasionally pass in front of, or transit, the disk of the sun.

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  • Title: Phobos in Transit
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
  • Date Created: 2012-09-19
  • Rights: JPL

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